FINE ART INVESTMENTS SINCE 1978
Title: "Juno, Ceres, and Psyche"
Engraved by Marco (Dente) da Ravenna
Medium: Original Copper plate Engraving
Framed size: 25" x 22"
Image size: 10.5" x 8"
Raphael became Perugino's apprentice in 1504. Living in Florence from 1504 to 1507,
he began painting a series of "Madonnas." In Rome from 1509 to 1511, he painted the
Stanza della Segnatura ("Room of the Signatura") frescoes located in the Palace of the
He later painted another fresco cycle for the Vatican, in the Stanza d'Eliodoro ("Room of
Heliodorus"). In 1514, Pope Julius II hired Raphael as his chief architect. Around the
same time, he completed his last work in his series of the "Madonnas," an oil painting
called the Sistine Madonna. Raphael died in Rome on April 6, 1520.